August 2017 Magazines 89012 - Page 55

Meet the Neighbor By Callie Thomas chapter, and many dedicated chefs and community deal. As locals, we can’t help but be volunteers and organizations in Nevada. The impressed with the long list of chefs, includ- group’s cornerstone program is “Cooking up ing Giada, Bobby, Guy and Emeril, just to name a Breakfast,” where different hotels, restaurants and few, that have made our town their home with food purveyors create breakfasts and feed at-risk restaurants along the Strip. Chef Richard Cino Jr. elementary school children in fourteen Chefs for made food his career in Las Vegas more than 35 Kids schools. years ago and never looked back. Since then he was Cooperative Extension (UNCE) provides nutrition named Chef of the Year by the American Culinary educators who work with the students teaching Federation for his work with the organization’s about good nutrition and physical activity. The Chefs for Kids program. “I was working my way program is geared to second and third graders, and through school by cooking in Buffalo, New York by using age-appropriate techniques, fruit and veg- and really liked it,” says Cino. “I switched from etable tastings and bilingual materials, nutrition architecture studies to get an Associate’s Degree in educators motivate students to make healthful Food Service Administration, then came to Vegas food and physical activity choices. Cino is on the to get my Bachelor’s Degree from UNLV and fell in board and is currently holding the treasurer’s posi- love with the city and the warm weather.” tion. “The kids are encouraged to participate by The University of Nevada seeing, touching and tasting new foods. At one of Cino got his first job as Executive Chef at Gianni the breakfasts that I hosted we prepared fresh fruit Russo’s State Street Supper Clu "BF66fW&VBv6v2v&6VBvFvR7G&v&W'&W2PFRFƖrVffV7G2bFR6G( ƖR6RbFRbFR6G&VVBRbFR7G&v&W'&W2@FRvBFW"7G2vRBFR'GVGF6VBRvB2F3גV'BW7BVFVBFP6f"bFR7G&VFƖW'>( d7B6vFW&VBW6bFVFWBFRVp&w&WB&6ƗGFRF&6W2g&6G&v&VWrVFg'VB( ФUN( 2d4RBdB2dTt22$pƖF6'FW"VƖvW6>( gFRƗ7B2FrFVFv27F"7G'V6( 6v2&VB'6Vb6&7FW"2BFR6G2FV`B6VvBFRFVBbFR( BfVv27G&( ( ė@v2BbrW'2B&Bv&'WB6BbgVFN( 2vW&Rv2G&GV6VBFFPW&67VƖ'fVFF4bBW 66FW"v6R"6&G26Vg2f G2( ЧFBVvW"6G&VF&VvVGV6F@^( 2BVFrBB6Vg2f"G2^( 27VBЦrFRvF2f֖Ǟ( >( Ɔ2&V6f Ɨf~( ( 6B'VFrW2WfW"w&vr76f"'Vr'6WFr2f'7Bb&Fࢃ2֖W27BFV6V&W"BFR&6B&&FFR7G&( ĶvrFBv2&RFVF"B&FRVRFBfR76ƖPRFRfB6W'f6RGW7G'2vB2&VV6&Wv&FrfR&VV&W76VBגƖfR&WGvVVv&VW72FWFVƗfW"&w&2F&VvFRגf֖ǒגVFBג6&VW"gVǒ&VƖWfP7W'BbFRVfW'6GbWfF&VVrFRFffW&V6RV^( 2ƗfW2@6W&FfRWFV6d26Vg22fVv22f'GVFR2ג֖R( )x`VwW7B6WFV&W"#p6Vg2f"G22FVF6FVBFWfFrWG&Ф62&VBb266Ɨ6VG2BvVS